Research Papers/Topics in Medical Rehabilitation

Audiometric Assessment in Patients With Carcinoma of the Larynx

ABSTRACT Audiometric assessmer; was carried out on twelve patients with advanced carcinoma of the larynx who were on admission on the Ear, Nose and Throat Ward of the University College Hospiu.t, Ibadan, Nigeria between October 1995 and 'June 199b_ The sharp dropping curve was the most common type of audiograph observed. Fifty . percent of the patients had wry sharp dropping curve at 200I-I" 33.3°/() had mild dropping curve at 4000Hz and ~OOOHz while 16Y{-o had a flat curve within t...

Treatment Outcome of Ponseti Method in the Management of Club Foot at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, Ghana: A Retrospective Study

Background: Ponseti method is an established conservative treatment for idiopathic clubfoot inchildren world-wide. Yet, no data are available to quantify its effectiveness for reference in Ghana.Aim: To explore the effectiveness of Ponseti method in the management of clubfoot at a TertiaryHealth Facility in Ghana.Materials and Methods: The 6-year single arm retrospective cohort study involved a review ofclinical folders of babies with club feet. The age range of the children was between 0 and...

Assessment of Traditional Medicinal Plants Used for Treatment of Human Diseases in Oromia Region, West Shewa Zone: Jeldu Woreda, Ethiopia

Most of the information regarding traditional medicinal plants are still in the hands of traditional vendors, and knowledge of vendors is either lost or passed orally from generation to next generation. This study aimed to survey and document the currently used plants by herbalists in Jeldu Woreda and record their medicinal usage and mode of preparation. Due to most of the vendors of traditional medicinal plants in Jeldu Woreda are alliterated, the data was gathered by&nbs...